Captain's Log

Personal thoughts and stories from Kevan Chandler.

In The Round

Last week, I had the joy of visiting Nashville. It's one of my favorite cities to visit, and I do so every few months. Whether it's for a week or just...

Monasticism and Survival

It was in the fifth century, and a boy in his late teens sat alone in a cold, Ireland cell. He'd been kidnapped from his English home six years prior...

When Giants Become Men

When I was in college, my parents gave me a book by G.K. Chesterton, entitled The Man Who Was Thursday. It was a sort of espionage novel about a huge...

What's Most Important

This is the second story I will tell which begins with "I was in the car with Tom and his wife Joy." This arrangement happens a lot in my life -- ridi...

The Once and Future Team

Fun fact: The whole team has only been assembled together, in the same room, twice in our lifetime. The first time was a few years ago, before we even...

Awfully Big Adventures

We've been blessed recently with a deluge of media coverage, and it's been fun to tell our story and answer some interesting questions. In one such in...

Djangoman

When I was in high school, my brother introduced me to a film called “Swing Kids.” We had grown up on big band music and it was a thought-provoking hi...

Down Down Down We Go

Tom Troyer and I were on our way into the Carolina mountains. His band was recording for the weekend in a cabin, and invited me to tag along. In the c...

Our Journey Begins

Last night, we had our first Q&A event for this project we're calling "We Carry Kevan" (still a strange feeling to say it myself). One of the many gre...